Academy of Achievement
Notable Americans of the 20th century are listed under the categories of Arts, Business, Public Service, Science & Exploration, and Sports.
Database of over 25,000 biographies of famous personalities (formerly A&E).
Biographies: PolySearch Engine
Access biographical information, sketches, and full biographies from multiple databases.
NNDB: Tracking the Entire World
A visual tool for exploring the connections between people. Over 40,000 profiles are available.
S9.com: Biographical Dictionary
Brief biographies of more than 28,000 notable men and women from throughout history.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
University of Toronto with support from the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.
National Women’s Hall of Fame
Biographies of women who have been inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York.
Biographies of Nobel Laureates.
Profiles of the TIME 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
Presidents of the United States
An index to the biographies of all presidents of the United States of America, from 1789 to present.
Vice Presidents of the United States
A complete list of vice presidents with extensive information on their political careers.
First Ladies’ Gallery
An index to the biographies of all First Ladies of the United States of America, from 1789 to present.